sharp-sight|ed

sharp-sight|ed
sharp-sight|ed «SHAHRP SY tihd», adjective.
1. having sharp sight: »

He is as sharp-sighted as a hawk (Scott).

2. Figurative. sharp-witted: »

a sharp-sighted move.

sharp´-sight´ed|ly, adverb.
sharp´-sight´ed|ness, noun.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • sharp´-sight´ed|ly — sharp sight|ed «SHAHRP SY tihd», adjective. 1. having sharp sight: »He is as sharp sighted as a hawk (Scott). 2. Figurative. sharp witted: »a sharp sighted move. –sharp´ sight´ed|ly, adverb. –sharp´ sight´ed|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • sharp-sight — sharp sight·ed·ly; sharp sight·ed·ness; …   English syllables

  • sharp sight — index perception Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • sharp´-sight´ed|ness — sharp sight|ed «SHAHRP SY tihd», adjective. 1. having sharp sight: »He is as sharp sighted as a hawk (Scott). 2. Figurative. sharp witted: »a sharp sighted move. –sharp´ sight´ed|ly, adverb. –sharp´ sight´ed|ness, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • sharp-sightedly — sharp sight·ed·ly …   English syllables

  • Sharp-sighted — Sharp sight ed, a. Having quick or acute sight; used literally and figuratively. {Sharp sight ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sharp-sightedness — Sharp sighted Sharp sight ed, a. Having quick or acute sight; used literally and figuratively. {Sharp sight ed*ness}, n. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sharp — Sharp, a. [Compar. {Sharper}; superl. {Sharpest}.] [OE. sharp, scharp, scarp, AS. scearp; akin to OS. skarp, LG. scharp, D. scherp, G. scharf, Dan. & Sw. skarp, Icel. skarpr. Cf. {Escarp}, {Scrape}, {Scorpion}.] 1. Having a very thin edge or fine …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sharp practice — Sharp Sharp, a. [Compar. {Sharper}; superl. {Sharpest}.] [OE. sharp, scharp, scarp, AS. scearp; akin to OS. skarp, LG. scharp, D. scherp, G. scharf, Dan. & Sw. skarp, Icel. skarpr. Cf. {Escarp}, {Scrape}, {Scorpion}.] 1. Having a very thin edge… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sharp-sighted — sharp′ sight′ed adj. having keen sight or perception • Etymology: 1565–75 …   From formal English to slang

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